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Manor

Peeblesshire map

Manor Parish - sometimes referred to as Kirkton Manor - is situated in the County of Peebles being bounded on the north and east by the parish of Peebles, on the south by the Selkirkshire Parish of Yarrow and on the west by the Parish of Drumelzier and on the north-west by the Parish of Stobo. The parish is located along the valley of Manor Water, a tributary of the River Tweed and is now part of the combined parish of Lyne & Manor despite the absence of a common boundary. Much of the original parish is upland moor.

Old Parish Records cover the periods:

  • Births: 1663-1854
  • Marriages: 1664-1818, 1824-1850
  • Deaths: 1663 to 1851
Manor Parish Church Manor Parish Church

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Map of Manor from Quarter-inch to the mile, Scotland, 1921-1923 or One-inch to the mile, Popular edition, Scotland, 1920-1930
by kind permission of the National Library of Scotland.
Use the control at the top left of the map to zoom in or out and drag the map left, right, up, or down as you wish.

Other Sources

Scottish Borders Archives, The Hub Hawick

School Records

Poor Records

The National Archives of Scotland

Manor kirk session records (Ref - CH2/257)

Berwickshire Naturalists' Club has published the following articles

Websites

A 19th century account of Manor

Place and Farm names appearing in census records

1841 census: Manor, Castle Hill, Glenrath, Glenrath Hope, Old Posso, Kirkhope, Longhaugh, Wellbush, Punler's Hall, Hundleshope, Milton, Woodhouse, Upper Glack, Glack Hope, Nether Glack, Woodhouse, Hallyards, Kirktown, Bellanridge, Crosshouses, Caverhill, Haswellsikes, Millbraehead, Barns.

1851 census: Lyne, Megget, Hallyne, Hamildean, Townhead, Meldon, Meggethead, Winterhopeburn, Shielhope, Cramalt, Craigieriggs, Syart, Henderland, Cappercleugh.

1861 census: Manor, Manorhead, Kirkhope, Langhaugh, Posso, Glenwrathhope, Glenwrath, Hallmanor, Castlehill, Well Bush, Hundleshope, Woodhouse, Glack, Hallyards, Glackhope, Kirkton, Bellanridge, Barns, Crosshouses, Millbraehead, Haswellsykes, Caverhill.

Population

The population has been recorded as follows; Peeblesshire map